Dengue virus PCR

Test Method
Real-time PCR
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
On Request
Reference Ranges
3-45 Ct
Contact
9342 9628

Dengue virus Serology

Test Method
IgG & IgM EIA, NS1 Ag EIA
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Lithium Heparin), Blood (Sodium Citrate), Blood (Whole), Plasma, Plasma (EDTA), Plasma (Lithium Heparin), Plasma (Sodium Citrate), Serum
Spec Type Min
100 ul
When Tested
3x Weekly
Reference Ranges
IgG & IgM
cutoff value = cutoff control mean x calibration factor (batch specific)
neg < cutoff
pos > cutoff
equiv +/- 10% of cutoff
NS1Ag
cutoff value = cutoff control mean
neg < cutoff
pos > cutoff
equiv +/- 10% of cutoff
Units of Measurement
Optical density
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Differential Leucocyte Count (adult)

Test Method
See FBE
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA)
Spec Type Min
4.5mL
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
Same Day / Next Day
Normal Ranges
"Neutrophilis 2.0 – 7.5 x 10^9/L, Lymphocytes 1.5 – 4.0 x 10^9/L, Monocytes 0.2 – 0.8 x 10^9/L, Eosinophilis 0.04 – 0.4 x 10^9/L, Basophilis 0.01 – 0.1 x 10^9/L"
Reference Ranges
N 2.0-7.5 -
E 0.04-0.40 -
B 0.0-0.1 -
M 0.2-0.8 -
L 1.5-4.0 -
Contact
Test performed by RMH Haematology (9342 7402)